Bacon Wrapped Asparagus
These bacon wrapped asparagus bundles are an easy yet elegant side dish that's sure to garner rave reviews! The asparagus stalks are wrapped in bacon, coated in a brown sugar glaze and roasted to perfection.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
- 1 lb thick asparagus stalks trimmed
- 4 slices bacon do not use thick cut
- 2 tablespoons butter melted
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon brown sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1 tablespoon chopped parsley optional
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
Divide the asparagus stalks into 4 bundles. Tightly wrap one slice of bacon around each bundle.
In a small bowl mix together the butter, garlic powder, brown sugar and pepper.
Arrange the asparagus bundles on a baking sheet and drizzle the butter mixture over the top.
Bake for 15-20 minutes or until bacon is crispy. Serve, sprinkled with parsley if desired.
Calories: 169kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 198mg | Potassium: 272mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 20.6% | Vitamin C: 7.7% | Calcium: 2.7% | Iron: 14%